Super-chancery folio; a2 (i.e. fol. 10) recto: 41 lines of scholia surrounding the text, and headline, 234 (244) x 147 (155) mm; types: 146Gk, 114Gk, 114R; woodcut initials and borders, initial spaces with guide letters in first gathering
COPY NOTE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.57 FOLIO imperfect: T6 (blank) wanting. Pressed and washed. Leaf dimensions: 305 x 210 mm.
PROVENANCE: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.57 FOLIO with bookplates of Frederick Spiegelberg, William Horatio Crawford, and Roderick Terry. Inscription on front free endpaper recto: "M. William Flax Bourton Som[erset]: 1891" Bookplate of the BPL Benton Fund on rear pastedown.
BINDING: Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy Q.403.57 FOLIO bound in ca. 19th-century polished calfskin panelled in triple-fillet gilt, rebacked in goatskin with spine panels retained. All text block edges gilt. Housed in a brown cloth slipcase.
No copyright, title or contents page present.
Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515, editor; Manuzio, Aldo, 1449 or 1450-1515, printer; Mousouros, Markos, approximately 1470-1517, editor; Spiegelberg, Frederick, 1863-1937, former owner; Crawford, William Horatio, 1815?-1888, former owner; Terry, Roderick T., 1849-1933, former owner; William, M., active 19th century, former owner
Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Museum, V, 559; Catalogue of books printed in the fifteenth century now in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A-383; Goff, F.R. Incunabula in American libraries, A958; Incunabula short title catalogue, ia00958000